Browse Items (1 total) Tags: Navy Indiana State Teacher's College Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Loren Boatman's Oral History This is the oral history of Loren Boatman. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on August 11, 1986. The interview includes his career as a teacher and meteorologist. Tags: "live line" truck, 1986, August 1986, Betty Turnell, Bill Cecil, boating, cable television, cameras, Carl Hickerson, Carlinville IL, changes to broadcasting, changes to meteorology, Channel 17, childhood, Decatur Celebration, Decatur IL, Decatur Public Library, Don Foreman, government weather observer, interview, J. Giles, Korean War, Lake Decatur, Lakeview High School, lights, live broadcasts, live commercials, Loren Boatman, MacArthur High School, master's degree, meteorologist, Meteorology, microphones, microwave dishes, Navy Indiana State Teacher's College, Northwestern Midshipman School, Northwestern University, oral history, Pacific Ocean, photography, piano, recording, Southern Illinois University, Teacher, Television, travelling, University of Illinois, WAND Featured Item Photograph of North Union St. Photograph of houses and trees on North Union St. taken in 1911.